Translation of "company" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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companynoun

uk /ˈkʌm.pə.ni/ us /ˈkʌm.pə.ni/

company noun (BUSINESS)

A2 [ C ] an organization that sells goods or services in order to make money

公司
He works for a software company/a company that makes software. 他在一家软件公司工作。
I work for Duggan and Company. 我在达根公司工作。
No smoking is company policy. 禁止吸烟是公司的规定。

More examples

  • The commercial future of the company looks very promising.
  • The company is concentrating on developing new products.
  • The law obliges companies to pay decent wages to their employees.
  • PolyGram is one of the world's largest record companies.
  • In the space of just ten years, her company has grown from one small shop to a multi-million-pound empire.

company noun (OTHER PEOPLE)

B2 [ U ] the fact of being with a person or people, or the person or people you are with

作伴;陪伴;同伴
I just enjoy his company. 有他陪伴我感到很愉快。
It was a long trip and I was grateful for his company. 旅途漫漫,我感谢有他作伴。
I enjoy my own company (= I like being alone). 我喜欢独处。
I travelled in the company of (= with) two teachers as far as Istanbul. 我和两位老师结伴而行,一直到了伊斯坦布尔。
I'd rather you didn't mention it when we're in company (= with other people). 当着他人的面,我觉得你最好不要提起那件事。
I didn't realize you had company (= were with someone/people). 我不知道你有伴儿。
Margot came to stay for a week as company for my mother while I was away. 在我离家期间,玛戈到我家来住了1个星期,给我母亲作伴。
With only her thoughts for company (= being alone), she walked slowly along the beach. 她慢慢地沿着海滨散步,独自一人沉思着。
See also
be good company

C1 to be pleasant and entertaining to be with

是个好伙伴
You'll like Rosie - she's good company. 你会喜欢罗茜的——她是个好伙伴。
for company

If you do something for company, you do it to make you feel as if you are not alone.

为了有个伴儿,为了不冷清
I usually have the radio on for company. 我一般会开着收音机,为的是有伴儿。
keep sb company

B2 to stay with someone so that they are not alone

与(某人)作伴,陪伴(某人)
I'll keep you company till the train comes. 火车到来之前我会一直陪着你。

More examples

  • You should take it as a compliment when I fall asleep in your company - it means I'm relaxed.
  • She didn't mix with her contemporaries, preferring the company of older people.
  • Where have you been? We've been deprived of your company for far too long!
  • She entranced them with her intellect and the joy of her company.
  • I can't stand academics - present company excepted .

company noun (THEATRICAL GROUP)

[ C ] a group of actors, singers, or dancers who perform together

剧团;演出团;歌舞团
She's in the National Theatre Company. 她是皇家国立剧团的演员。
I'd like to thank the director, the choreographer and the other members of the company for being so supportive. 我想对导演、编舞及剧团其他成员的大力支持表示感谢。

More examples

  • He founded his own dance company.
  • She works for a theatre company in Leeds.
  • All the members of the company took the stage for a bow.

company noun (GROUP)

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] a large group of soldiers. especially a division of a battalion

(尤指军队中营下辖的)连,连队

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] UK an organized group of young women who are Guides

女童子军大队
My cousin and I joined the same Guide company. 我表姐和我加入了同一支女童子军大队。

(Translation of “company” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)